2016 Best Musical Performance Winner

Moana

12-3-2016Moana

This song and sequence is just so damn fun.  It’s also notable for how it’s presented on screen.  This song starts out like a fairly standard scene (for an animated movie) of him singing to Moana, but as the song goes on the film breaks the fourth wall little by little until we get to the end and island background makes way for these neat backgrounds which are meant to look like they incorporate these physical items.  It’s also serving the sly little point of distracting the audience much as it distracts Moana leading to the point where he straight up says in his lyrics that he’s going to screw over Moana and you’re too dazzled for this to even register until he’s locked her in a cave.

Next Award: Best Use of Source Music

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